Japanese Suicide Bombers “Deserve UN Recognition”

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The Chinese government has expressed its outrage at a Japanese town’s efforts to get its collection of kamikaze pilot memorabilia granted UNESCO recognition.

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  • Anonymous commented on April 25, 2014 10:05

    The only person doing something against the Nanking rape/massacre was a member of the Nazi party. Nothing is black/white in history people, know the nuances and you'll see things differently. The Nazis were bad, so... More

  • Anonymous commented on April 24, 2014 20:21

    well, tasche, "most" japanese weren't even taught about what happened during the war. it's not a matter of forgiveness, guilt or outrage if they had no idea what occurred in the first place.... More


World of Tanks Joins Ranks With Girls Und Panzer

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Tank MMO World of Tanks has finally seen reason and joined forces with tank manga Girls Und Panzer in the form of an official manga guide to the game, in a none too subtle scheme to win over both military otaku and the wider social gaming masses.

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  • Anonymous commented on September 30, 2013 03:30

    You seem to not understand tank tactics and how weaknesses work on tanks. I imagine you just shooting wherever on any tank just hoping for a penetration. Ha!... More

  • Anonymous commented on September 20, 2013 02:24

    Lern to side scrape... More


Aso Sorry for “Learn From Nazi Germany” Remarks

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Deputy Prime Minister, former-PM and noted Rozen Maiden fan Taro Aso has caused outrage by supposedly saying Japan should copy the methods Nazi Germany used to do away with its pesky liberal constitution, although despite his apologies there are some concerns that he may have been grievously misquoted after all.

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  • Anonymous commented on August 12, 2013 07:32

    ‘A bad guy is someone who harm others for anything beyond the essential needs of their own or others.’ - In that case there are no good guys, just bad guys who aren't able.... More

  • Anonymous commented on August 10, 2013 05:43

    Someone missed the first day of Being a Politician Class. 1. The only things unforgivable for a politician are mentioning Hitler in a positive light, and raising Taxes.... More


Moe Dictators Mook “Shames Japan”

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A recently published collection of illustrations turning some of history’s most odious dictators into cute and sexy moe bishoujo has been pre-emptively slammed by the Japanese themselves for its historical insensitivity…

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  • Anonymous commented on September 20, 2013 22:32

    damn yeah... More

  • Anonymous commented on February 25, 2013 00:44

    Moe cult leaders, anyone?... More


Comfort Women “Nothing But Prostitutes”

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A statement alleging wartime “comfort women” were nothing more than common prostitutes who “earned incomes far in excess of even generals,” and endorsed by a slew of eminent Japanese establishment figures including ex-PM Abe, has been published in a US newspaper.

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  • Anonymous commented on December 3, 2012 06:22

    I know readers in SanCom is very Pro Japan. You are missing the point here. The way the Japanese government and public denies historical facts is ignorance at best, incrediably offensive and imoral to the... More

  • KingFisher commented on November 19, 2012 22:40

    Blah blah blah. Tired of the whining. I have a good discussion about Korea and Japan and the relationship with the US but I'll save that for another day. Not suitable for this article.... More


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Rare colour photographs of the captivity enjoyed by Japanese-Americans in WWII thanks to the tender hospitality of Uncle Sam have been causing much controversy amongst Japanese online, with many keen either to burnish their victimhood or praise the relatively humane nature of  “the USA’s concentration camps.”

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  • Anonymous commented on June 22, 2013 01:25

    Damn, those are some fugly island monkeys in those photos.... More

  • Anonymous commented on September 28, 2012 06:20

    50 years from now, I'm going to kick some middle eastern teen in the nuts and yell "NINE ELEVEN!"... More


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Tokyo mayor Shintaro Ishihara’s latest foray into promoting international goodwill is to assert that Japan’s wartime “comfort women” were all willing Korean prostitutes only interested in the money.

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  • Anonymous commented on January 31, 2014 21:39

    apparantly in japan their history textbooks are distorted. no truth, just lies. kinda. like the whole war thing. it says they didnt start the war. they were fighting the bad guys(USA) etc. yeah, the mean... More

  • Anonymous commented on January 31, 2014 21:34

    Woot! you say it! love the sarcasm by the way. for those idiots out there.... More


Korean President: “The Emperor Should Kneel Before Us”

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South Korea’s president has caused a scandal by demanding “the Japanese king” grovel before the Korean people in apology should he wish to set foot on that peninsula’s sacred soil.

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  • Anonymous commented on August 22, 2012 18:41

    Ah, except you guys haven't exactly gotten over it. You act like the Irish completely forgotten about it even though there are new Irish terror groups. Get off your pedestal, you and your country are... More

  • Anonymous commented on August 22, 2012 18:37

    Hey, there are right-wing nutjobs in every country. Have you heard the stuff Ishihara has said? Japan is no better if you want single out individuals to represent a country.... More


USA Football Victory Over Japan “Revenge for Pearl Harbor”

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The well deserved reputation of Americans for tolerance and humility has been highlighted by a series of widely circulated Tweets trumpeting the USA’s Olympic victory over Japan as “revenge for Pearl Harbor” (two nukes and 70 years of suzerainty apparently not being enough), in the otherwise obscure and unwatched sport of women’s football – where the USA received a drubbing at the hands of Japan’s team in 2011, which was responded to with the expected good grace.

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  • Anonymous commented on March 25, 2013 16:56

    Just because you suck at making friends doesn't mean the rest of us do. I've made friends with the majority of Japanese people I've met, and that's a lot more than I can say for... More

  • Anonymous commented on September 10, 2012 15:53

    If my friends or family posted shit like this first I would knocked the hell out of them. Then I would dis- own them. Shit this ignorant don't fly in my circle.... More


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The mascot for an obscure Japanese town has caused a scandal after daring to say that Japan killed 20 million in a war of aggression, with 2ch and Japan’s online right banding together in a successful effort to silence him.

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  • Anonymous commented on January 7, 2012 18:06

    To quite many here who're white-washing US actions in WW2: There's the little spicy bit that US intelligence had significant evidence that Japan was probably getting ready to offer surrender. Only unconditional surrender wasn't really expected... More

  • Anonymous commented on December 19, 2011 23:43

    But Adenauer also sold shitloads of weapons to Franco, aiding him in his own little dictatorship only because franco played the "Or else Socialists take over Europe!" card! :D... More


Ishihara at Yasukuni: “The Democrats Aren’t Japanese!”

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Tokyo fuhrer Shintaro Ishihara has paid his annual respects to Japanese war criminals at Yasukuni, saying Japan’s current government “is not Japanese” for choosing to stay away.

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  • Anonymous commented on August 22, 2011 10:33

    How does this fool stay in office? HEY ISHITHARA! YOU SUCK!... More

  • Anonymous commented on August 21, 2011 03:45

    A true American Republican at heart.... More


“Family Guy” Producer: “Pearl Harbor > Dead Japanese”

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Joining the ranks of fellow Americans keen to joke about the misfortunes of the yellow races or ascribe racial guilt to the Japanese for Pearl Harbor/whaling/non-whiteness, Family Guy producer and writer Alec Sulkin has been caught pointing out that Japanese deaths don’t matter as their ancestors once bombed a naval base at Pearl Harbor.

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  • Anonymous commented on March 11, 2012 17:55

    Respectively operation downfall would probably have killed 5 million, and a blockade would've killed 20 million.... More

  • Anonymous commented on March 11, 2012 17:55

    Operation Downfall or a blockade would have led to more deaths. Most importantly the Empire of Japan started the war. The USA had the right to seek an unconditional surrender (which they almost got too, they... More


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